News from the School of Nursing and Sheridan Libraries

School of Nursing

Kamila Alexander, an assistant professor in the Department of Community-Public Health, has been selected to serve as part of the second cohort of Johns Hopkins Clinical Research Scholars in Women's Health. The two-year award provides research and mentoring resources, salary support, and career development activities.

Kelly Gleason, an assistant professor in the Department of Acute and Chronic Care, received funding from the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute for her project with the Armstrong Institute Center for Diagnostic Excellence: Patients Assigned to Research Teams with Nurses and ER Providers to Enhance Diagnosis, or PARTNERED. She will recruit, engage, and train patient partners, nurses, and emergency department providers in acute care diagnostic research; evaluate the effectiveness of the PARTNERED program; and create plans for sustainability.

Bushra Sabri, an assistant professor in the Department of Community-Public Health, received a grant from the Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development for her research titled Cumulative Victimization and Women's Health Risks: Development of an Intervention. Sabri's research focuses on lifetime cumulative exposures to violence and stress and related health inequities, particularly among minority and immigrant women.

Sheridan Libraries

Reid Boehm, a data management consultant, gave a presentation titled "Beyond Pronouns: Caring for Transgender Medical Research Data to Benefit All People" and served on a panel about improving the quality and quantity of research data management interactions on campus, at the 2018 Research Data Access & Preservation Summit, held in March in Chicago.

Annie Tang, a processing archivist, was awarded a partial professional travel scholarship to attend the Association for College and Research Libraries' Rare Books and Manuscripts Section 2018 conference, held in June in New Orleans.

Mariyam Thohira, a resource acquisitions coordinator, was selected for the Association of Research Libraries' yearlong Leadership and Career Development Program, whose mission is to prepare midcareer librarians from historically underrepresented racial and ethnic groups to take on leadership roles in their careers and in the profession at large.

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